Renee Jaffe was recently named chief executive officer for the Early Learning Coalition of Broward County Inc. She has held several positions for the City of New York, including associate commissioner in the Administration for Children’s Services.
Elizabeth M. Scott has been named middle school principal of Gulliver Academy-Marian C. Krutulis Campus, beginning July 1. She previously was at Viewpoint School (grades K-12) in Calabasas, California. Scott has a bachelor’s in history from Dartmouth and a master’s in private school leadership from Columbia.
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M. Beatriz Currier has recently been named director of cancer patient support services at the Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, leading a multispecialty cancer-support services team. She previously held several leadership positions at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Currier has a medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed a general psychiatry residency at Jackson Memorial and a clinical fellowship in psychosomatic medicine at Harvard/Massachusetts General in Boston.
Baptist Health Primary Care family-medicine physician Tatiana Ivan has been promoted to associate program director of the West Kendall Baptist Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program. Ivan completed her medical training at New Jersey Medical School and was an intern and chief resident in family medicine at the University of California in San Francisco.
At Viceroy Miami:
▪ Tijs Klerx has been promoted from hotel manager to director of sales and marketing. He has a bachelor’s of business administration in hotel management from the International Hotel Management School, Breda in The Netherlands.
▪ Kamel Dahmani has been named executive chef of the 15th & Vine Kitchen and Bar. Most recently, he was executive chef at Sheraton Club des Pins Resort in Algeria. Dahmani has a master’s in culinary management and innovation from the Institut Paul Bocuse in Écully, France.
Marc D. Sarnoff has joined Shutts & Bowen LLP as a partner in the government law and land-use practice groups. He was a Miami commissioner and Miami Commission chairman. Sarnoff has a bachelor’s in criminology from the University of Tampa, a J.D. from Loyola and an L.L.M. in admiralty from Tulane.
Joey M. McCall has been promoted to junior partner within the firm of Farrell & Patel, based in Coral Gables. He has a J.D. from St. Thomas University.
The Miami Dolphins named Samantha Coghill and Ryan Norys senior directors of corporate partnerships. Coghill joined the organization from the previous position as W Partners vice president, launching a sales-focused agency to represent to Chicago Cubs and Hickory Street Capital in restoration efforts of Wrigley Field and redevelopment of adjacent property. Norys joined the Dolphins after holding the positions of vice president of corporate partnerships for the New Jersey Devils and Prudential Center.
This column lists high-level promotions of director and above of executives based in South Florida. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Name: Stephanie Moot
New position: Promoted to partner in the Miami office of K&L Gates. She focuses her commercial disputes practice on Title III ADA public accommodations and defends class action and individual lawsuits.
Community involvement includes: Miami-Dade chapter, Florida Association for Women Lawyers — Board of Directors and Accessibility Committee chair; Asian Pacific American Bar Association of South Florida — president and treasurer; Dade County Bar Association — Affiliate Board of Directors seat and Judicial Outreach committee.
Education: Bachelor’s from the University of Florida; J.D. from the University of Notre Dame.
Best advice she ever received: Be true to yourself and others.
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